Antonyms for stropped

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Through it I could hear the barber's voice and the flick-flack of the razor as he stropped it.

He lathered his face, stropped the razor on his belt, and fell to work.

He cleaned, wiped and stropped his razor and put it back in the case.

No razor should be condemned till it has been “stropped” well and carefully.

He stropped his razor with exasperating nicety, stopping now and then to test its edge upon a hair from his own brown head.

He carried his calomel about with him in a fruit jar, and when there was cutting job he stropped his scalpel on his bootleg.

He sharpened and polished and stropped it, and removed a vigorous growth of beard from his face, before a little framed mirror.

He stooped down, careless of a dead man as of a dead buck, and stropped his dirk clean and dry on the man's breeches.

Once a month send these to a barber to be stropped, and strop them yourself both before and after using.

And anyway I'm sure the vicar won't, though he ought to after the way you've folded his trousers for him and stropped his razor.